Soroptimist International of Americas Founder Region District II invited Dr. Daphne Pillai and Dr. Celina Joy to speak on the special challenges women face in India. Region Governor Bobbi Enderlin, District Director Bev Gomer and SI president of club 24-680, San Francisco – Kim Grossberg were present along with Soroptimist members from the various clubs
Dr. Daphne Pillai and members from SIBC interacted with the girl school dropouts from Rasayani to find out the reasons for their dropping out of school and to help them with a sustainable livelihood opportunity. The young girls were happy with the new opportunites fro learning and requested SIBC to conduct modules for development of
The members of SIBC organized a Jumble Sale at the Pillai Campus at Chembur from the 15th to 17th October, 2015 to celebrate the Joy of Giving Week. The SIBC members collected used clothes, shoes, jewelry, curtains, and other household articles and put it up for sale at very marginal prices of Rs. 10 to
SIBC in collaboration with Pillai College of Education & Research, Chembur kick started the project ‘Fistful of Grain’ on the 14th October, 2015. Fistful of Grain aimed at supporting child life by providing for adequate nourishment. Lentils like Moog Dal, which is a high source of protein, were collected under this project along with rice.
SIBC joined Soroptimists’ all over the world to celebrate Friendship Day by organizing a Fellowship Meet at Franav Farms in October 2015. The day was spent participating in creative and fun games and exciting activities. All the members wholeheartedly participated in all the games and created a lot of memories of fellowship and Soroptimism. The
SIBC conducted a module for development of soft skills and conversational English for a group of 28 girl school dropouts for over a fortnight in September 2015 to enhance the opportunities for a sustainable livelihood for these girls. Sessions on spoken English, numeracy, conversational skills, business promotion, grooming and etiquette were conducted over ten sessions.
SIBC in collaboration with Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai College of Education and Research, Chembur, installed a sanitary napkin vending machine for girls from school and college studying in the Chembur campus of Mahatma Education Society. Dr Daphne Pillai, Founder president SIBC, inaugurated the installation of the vending machine. This project was done keeping in mind